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The long-term effects of alcohol

  1. When it comes to your health, is it better not to drink alcohol? This is actually a simple question as there are studies showing that alcohol increases the risk of cardiovascular disease.

  2. When it comes to your health, is it better not to drink alcohol? This is actually a simple question because there are studies showing that alcohol increases the risk of cardiovascular disease.

  1. There have also been studies showing that alcohol consumption increases the risk of cancer.

  1. In the meantime, alcohol can no longer be ignored in our Western society. There are indications that alcohol was already consumed as a stimulant 5000 years ago. Today we have a wide variety of alcoholic drinks to choose from.

  1. The difference is not only in the taste, but also the alcohol percentage.

  1. The alcohol percentage can be divided into two groups, namely weak and strong alcoholic drinks. By weak alcoholic drinks we mean beer, wine, sherry, port, etc. These drinks have a percentage of maximum 15%, which is also the maximum that can be obtained during the fermentation process.

  1. For an alcohol percentage greater than 15%, distillation is required to obtain a higher percentage of alcohol. We also call alcoholic drinks with more than 15% alcoholic beverages strong alcoholic drinks and include rum, whiskey, vodka, gin, etc.

  2. For an alcohol percentage greater than 15%, distillation is required in order to obtain a higher percentage of alcohol. We also call alcoholic drinks with more than 15% alcoholic beverages strong alcoholic drinks and include rum, whiskey, vodka, gin, etc.

  1. Many people are unaware that alcohol is a food category. Obviously, alcohol is not as healthy as carbohydrates, proteins or fats. However, alcohol actually provides energy for your body. The absorption of alcohol is mainly through the small intestine and is absorbed by your body very quickly.

  1. Hence, you can feel the effects of an alcoholic drink almost immediately. It is well known that when your stomach is full of fatty foods, absorption will be slower.

  1. Much has been written about the consequences of too much alcohol consumption. For the sake of completeness, I will briefly mention the most important consequences.

  1. In moderate amounts, wine is said to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease. It must be said that the research is based on Mediterranean lifestyles. They drink wine in moderate amounts, but also eat a lot of vegetables, fruit and the good unsaturated fats.

  1. This may explain why cardiovascular disease is less common in southern countries. Moderate amounts of (red) wine can also increase good HDL cholesterol. Finally, red wine is known to be full of antioxidants and good for the flexibility of the veins.

  2. This may explain why cardiovascular diseases are less common in southern countries. Moderate amounts of (red) wine can also increase good HDL cholesterol. Finally, red wine is known to be full of antioxidants and good for the flexibility of the veins.

  1. It is of course known that alcohol is harmful to the body in the long term. It's not easy to see the fine line between moderate alcohol consumption and alcoholism. However, if you drink alcohol because of problems, it could indicate an alcohol addiction.

  2. It is of course known that alcohol is harmful to the body in the long term. It's not easy to see the fine line between moderate alcohol consumption and alcoholism. However, if you drink alcohol because of problems it can indicate an alcohol addiction.

  1. It is therefore important to recognize the symptoms early and reduce alcohol consumption. Knowing the problem is of course the first and most important step.

Alcohol abuse

  1. Alcoholism and abuse can be caused by genetic factors, upbringing, social environment and emotional health. In addition, people with a family history of alcohol abuse are known to develop problems more often.

  2. Alcoholism and abuse can be caused by genetic factors, upbringing, social environment and emotional health. Additionally, people with a family history of alcohol abuse are known to develop problems more often.

  1. [!Pullquote] When drinking starts to cause problems in your life, it could mean that you have an alcohol problem. [!/ pullquote]

  1. Finally, your emotional state is very important to whether or not you develop alcohol addiction. Someone who suffers from depression, stress, nervousness or problems at home may see alcohol as a temporary solution.

Symptoms of alcohol abuse

  1. It is important to be aware that there is a problem and then take action. This is certainly not easy, but it is the way to recovery! In our busy hectic life, it is quite easy to develop an alcohol addiction. However, adequate measures are necessary to avoid the negative effects of alcohol.

  2. It is important to be aware that there is a problem and then take action. This is certainly not easy, but it is the way to recovery! In our busy hectic life, it is quite easy to develop an alcohol addiction. But adequate measures are necessary to avoid the negative effects of alcohol.

  1. When you drink alcohol in moderation it can be a pleasant experience. Moderate can be different for everyone. However, no more than 2-3 glasses per day for a man and a maximum of 1-2 glasses for a woman. Â With the elderly, it should be noted that it is better to drink less alcohol because of the increased health risks.

  2. When you drink alcohol in moderation it can be a pleasant experience. Moderate can be different for everyone. However, no more than 2-3 glasses per day for a man and a maximum of 1-2 glasses for a woman. Â In the elderly it should be noted that it is better to drink less alcohol because of the increased health risks.

  1. If you choose to drink alcohol, it is wise to keep a close eye on the difference between weak and strong alcoholic drinks.

  1. Drinking 2 glasses of wine is different from 2 glasses of whiskey.

  1. Also make sure that you don't drink alcohol on an empty stomach because it will be absorbed by your body much faster. In addition, it is also a good tip to drink enough water when taking an alcoholic drink - to avoid dehydration.

  1. The most important thing is your alcohol drinking pattern and not not to drink all week and then go 'loose' on Saturday night. It is better to take small amounts up to a few times a week in order not to suffer from the health risks!

  1. Finally, be aware of the addictive properties of alcohol. It is quite easy to start with 1 - 2 glasses of wine a day and increase to 3-4 and this is increasing.

  1. Do you have any useful additions to this article? Let me know by leaving a comment below!



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